Asbestos is only a risk to health if asbestos fibres are released into the air and inhaled or ingested. DIY renovators and tradespeople are the ones most at risk of exposure to asbestos fibres as they are more likely to frequently undertake repairs, renovations which can generate the release of asbestos fibres into the air.
If you feel that you may have been exposed to asbestos, you should discuss the matter with your treating doctor.If you believed you were exposed to asbestos in the workplace, you should also bring your concerns to the attention of your employer.
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